Because of the way we truncate ellipses in the panel, it's impossible to append close quotes to the end of the excerpt. So they start with a quote but then end with ellipses. See below.
It is important to indicate clearly that the excerpts are quote, not from the system. But we don't use quotation marks anywhere but bundles right now. I know Pau would like the excerpts to be gray. Perhaps some combination of gray or gray and italic would remove the need for quotation marks? See the mockup below: